Flying Schools — [Sir Robert Syms in the Chair]

Part of the debate – in Westminster Hall at 2:30 pm on 12 September 2023.

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Photo of Henry Smith Henry Smith Conservative, Crawley 2:30, 12 September 2023

One of my constituents is affected by this issue. He paid significant fees up front for flight training, and that money has seemingly been lost. It is an issue that the Department for Transport needs to address. More broadly, as my hon. Friend rightly points out, the aviation industry, which is central to this country’s trade and connectivity, will start to suffer if the problem is not properly fixed.